AutoPkg, curl & exit status 60


Over the past weekend in #autopkg Slack channel in the MacAdmins Slack, some fellow admins saw their recipes erroring with a non-zero exit status of 60.

At dataJAR we only run our AutoPkg recipes weekdays, but sure enough we hit the same issue come Monday.

Below is some more details, as well as a proposed fix for at least the short term.

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Let’s Talk About Certificates


At the recent JAMFNation User Conference (JNUC2015) I gave a talk titled “Let’s Talk About Certificates” (original title, “Let’s Talk About Certs, Baby!).

The talks subtitle, “A tale of Alice, Bob, Eve & a stretched analogy…” gave some warning that things may go off base for a talks which main content, trying to demystify certificates, was rather dry.

PKI was the main talking point as well as some of the changes coming from the CA/Browser Forum, iOS 9 & El Capitan as well as a new CA on the block coming soon.

Links to the video as well as a PDF of the Keynote & some extra resources can be found below.

I’d urge you to spend 30 minutes watching the video. I had a lot of fun putting it together & the feedback I’ve had is that is was funny & informative.

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